Joel Matip heads late winner as Liverpool labour to victory over Ajax

Liverpool v Ajax – UEFA Champions League – Group A – Anfield
(Image credit: Martin Rickett)

Defender Joel Matip was the unlikely catalyst to get Liverpool’s Champions League campaign back on track as his 89th-minute header secured a laboured 2-1 win over Ajax.

After last week’s 4-1 horror show – as Jurgen Klopp called it – against Napoli their manager wanted a performance of more substance than style.

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